Posts Tagged ‘Congress’

Congress Approves One-Week Pact to Fund Homeland Security, but Immigration Fight Lingers

Written on February 27th, 2015 by kalelone shout
After Congress tonight approved a one-week funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security just hours before a midnight deadline, Republican lawmakers still struggled over how to fund the agency […]

Boehner: Netanyahu’s Speech Isn’t Destructive

Written on February 27th, 2015 by kalelno shouts
John Boehner, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, on Thursday challenged an assertion by the Obama administration that Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s upcoming speech to Congress would […]

Top 12 Takeaways From America’s Biggest Conservative Conference

Written on February 27th, 2015 by kalelno shouts
The Daily Signal made its CPAC debut this year, closely following the 2016 contenders and hot policy debates at America’s largest conservative conference. We’ve pulled together a quick take on […]

Ben Carson Tells CPAC Crowd He Wants to ‘Get Rid of Dependency,’ Not Welfare Programs

Written on February 26th, 2015 by kalelno shouts
Ben Carson, the celebrated neurosurgeon who has excited many grassroots conservatives, said today that if were president he would not be an enemy of welfare programs but of “dependency” on […]

Illinois Republican Introduces Bills Aimed at Protecting Taxpayers from the IRS

Written on February 25th, 2015 by kalelno shouts
In the aftermath of the targeting scandal at the Internal Revenue Service, one Republican lawmaker is working to protect taxpayers from the agency’s intrusive practices. Rep. Peter Roskam of Illinois, […]

Senate Democrats Threaten Netanyahu About ‘Lasting Repercussions’

Written on February 25th, 2015 by kalelno shouts
Two senior US Senate Democrats had invited Netanyahu to a closed-door meeting with Democratic senators. WASHINGTON — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has declined an invitation by Senate Democrats to meet […]

How Obama’s Veto of the Keystone XL Pipeline Unfolded in Real Time

Written on February 24th, 2015 by kalelone shout
After its passage in both the House and the Senate, legislation authorizing construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline reached President Obama’s desk today. But, in his first rejection of […]

Republicans Differ Over How to Fight Obama on Immigration, Fund Homeland Security

Written on February 23rd, 2015 by kalelone shout
For each side in the debate over funding the Department of Homeland Security, the answer is simple—at least in their own minds. “I think the bill we passed is the […]

Homeland Security Funding Expires on Friday. Is Congress Any Closer to a Solution?

Written on February 22nd, 2015 by kalelno shouts
As the Feb. 27 deadline for funding the Department of Homeland Security looms, Congress appears no closer to a resolution to the ongoing funding dispute. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson […]

Why Hong Kong Might Lose Its No. 1 Spot on the Index of Economic Freedom

Written on February 22nd, 2015 by kalelno shouts
It’s good to be No. 1. But as any former champ will tell you, you have to avoid becoming complacent if you want to stay ahead of the pack. First-place […]
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